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nxmroun •• THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COUROSE NIWS CO.; ., H. W, HAINJBS, Publisher v > SAMUEL P NORR18, Editor __ JUUOB A. PATENS, Advertising gLYTHEYILLB {AHKJ COURIER NEWS •> Mi National Advertising RepresenUUvet: Wfclteee Wltner Co, New York, Chicago, De- tnH, Attanta; Memphis •Pul>ll»b«d Kvery Afternoon Eicept Sunday Bst«fed »s second class matter at the post- Mice at BlytheviBe, Arkansas, undt/ act of Con- 'October «; 1817. 6emd by the United Press, SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier m the city of Blythevllle, 20o per •ictk, or,85c per month, i By ni»il, within a radius of 50 miles, J4.00 per fttr, J2.00 for six montlis, $1.00 for three months; Ojr; pull outside 50 mile zone $10.00 per year p»r»We In advance, r ' "i—The Crisis (Year - ^Anglo-American invasion of Europe probably-is a malt or of days, now, ralh- ^er than of.weeks or moutlis. The worm his. turned,'and totalitarianism is about to go on the defensive German piopagandisls have selected June 20 as Ihc dale 'lliov may not be far off Onlv .1 select fen know exactly ••When, exactly where, exactly how Hie ( alhes aie going to stnke. Strongest,. ;clues:point to-the Mediterranean, but readeis of detcclne stones understand that the best \\A\ of solving the m.vs- terj 'i!> to look \slieie tlie clues do nol point i H is quite possible, «uut in keeping ivith, the most successful methods of modern \yarfare, that we mny strike "siniuUaneouBly at half a dozen or more •points*-prepared"to push hardest whichever blow finds the weakest spot in : Nazi defenses. " It could be, even, that the.'decisive attack will be withheld until feints and diveisions m gic.it fom 1 have ptillod Hitler's forces ofT balance In speculating thus, \\p arc not giving aid or com foi t to the enemy ho- ca.Ube we, like all olhei laynien, arc •.ompletely in the daik Axis slratc- j gicians imdonbtedlj have canvassed all •possibilities ami have done their best to prepare against am eventuality. ^ one thing about which we and < JMler's generals can both be quite ecr- '»tairuis that when om nu.ision forces Anally disclqse the location of their \m\-, 'jor drive, the die in thib war will have' been cast The cjjsis mil be in sight,' | though the climax may still be weary ' months away If we obtain, anjwhoie on the conli- . nent^a bridgehead from which lo start ; the match on Beilm, the beginning of the end \ull have boon achieved • for _Na/:ism aml^Kastism and Japanism. [f ^we fail, in our majoi attempt, our loss is going to he so temfic that the best je can hope foi will b e a stalemate. ' f> ~ r *"" • * » The fust iclatueh small forces that land through withcnng fire will liiui hard going, and will icniani in imminent pen) until they can be strongly rmfurced , We' must not be alai mcd by slow progress and giave dangcis at the oiit- iel, we must not be discouraged if ^tentative, distracting iaids—that may 'look like the ical thing—are defeated. 1 'I he invasion of Cm ope will be the ; biggest mihtaij opc'.tlion in history— I perhaps the most complicated. Neither Delation nor donation must be permit< ted to mlc us dining tlie prclimi- i , nanes. fPeirier ftr | 'The housewife, bedeviled in every at. tempt to find foo.l foi hct family table, not going to mom 11 the passing of L Wciuci as .1 powsr in (h G c ;. vilian sujjply division of the \VPB, For it was Wcincr who authorized an 80 per cent reduction in the manufacture of furni macliinery, though critical food shortages already were well on their way. It is difficult to know whether Wei- ncr could liavc done otlicrwi.se without crippling essential arms production. Hut al any i-atu, he symbolizes the jjrosx mismanagement which threatens to hit the American table even harder than if has been hit. Communism Illegal This is what Supremo Court Justice' .John K. Carcw eliarjfcd a trial jury in New York City the other day: "This man has no ri K hi to hi! a Communist. .Communism, the advocacy •of communism, i.s a crimo under the Constitution of New York and the laws, of I ho United Slates. No man has a legal riifhl to bn a Communist here." We tvm'l. vouch lor Ihc validity of (he law, bul we applaud the logic. Rubber Conu>s Sloivly A year iijfo we wore bcintf told by a self-appointed rubber expert, 1 whose name we choose not Jo revive, that there wns no rubber .shortage! and that, we eoiild get all the gum we need from Latin America.' Well, for two y e a r ,s the United Stales and Bra/.il have been developing , Amazon plantations—for M iorc than a year at top pace. Yet the'1948 crop is expected to total a maximum of 85,000 tons. U'e would require around 800,000 tons to la-op the American economy going with rigid economy and to supply war needs. In HMl we imported 1,000,000 tons. Miiybo there is a shortage. SO THEY SAY There nvc ninny coniplnint.s that tlio war should he stopped. However, n,s .slalcrl before, Ihc Inconvenience* will Increase in'the tuliirc. nut who suffers more? II Is Europe. Food in Europe is decreasing greatly.—Tokyo hullo. ; ! ••• '•"•;••''•' .*• -: •* , ... - ,.., Air Is n now symbol of freedom or sin very- mi Instrument of either (reer moveincnt Hinn we have ever known or an instrument of oppression with which n single nation could en' slave tlie carlii.—Nuvy Secretary Frank Knox. * » » We have pirn! heavily enough for our absurd division to bn convinced we will emerge from Hie abyss only by uniting In a solid bloc.—Gen. Chnrics DcCiauUe. * » » Stalin spoke with great satisfaction, about the wny Cliurehin and Roosevelt are working In such close contact. In my opinion there is every evidence (hat (liese three men know nil about each other's plans.—Joseph E. Davits. * * • Mitch will depend on just how we'handle Ihc German youth Immediately aller .this war.—Vice President Henry Wallace. ' ' « • • Our libys stood up with fixed bayonets. Two of (he Japs slartcct lo run awny at slp,hl of those gleaming points, but their own olltccr shot them. We got most of the Japs ami won the battlc.-Privnte Snicgolski, back from Attti. * » * The Americans arc -still too impatient In battle. They still rush too iniicli.-Ccviiwn sergeant caplurcd in Tunisia. * • • •Hie armed forces will get. as much oil JUKI gasoline as they need. There is no use In nny- onc kidrJiiiR anyone ckc rilmiit lt-,iuppllcs available for civilians will l lt . tl«hl for some time lo comc.-rclrolcum Administrator Harold I. Ickra * * * By ,lhe end of Ihe mmmcr. the USAAF will be carrying Us f,,|, shi , rc 0 , , |lc tmnMn& 0(|cn _ slvc wllh (lie RAF.-Maj.-Gcn. Ira C. linker, U S. air chief for ISuropo. TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 1943' DIDN'T sleep much that night ; "Your iiiplher has hi^h blood pressure? Invilc her lo visit. us—we fan wjilcb her <lic-l and set- (hat her incut . ' , ' ' <-fiinmii>: iiron'l wiiKlptii" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By WIHiam Ferguvon BVJCC. IHC. OIV€ | BOMSfNG WAS INVENTED BV THE UNITED STATES NAVY IN THE EARLV -", ANSWER: Tierra riel FUCRO, a chain of islands at the extreme" southern tip 'of South America. . NEXT: Short cut to Manila. iii Holly wood ..BY. KRSKINK JOHNSON NKA Staff Correspondent .'PHIS Is Ihc story of a girl doc-': tors said -would never be, able lo face an audience ngnln- a uivl born and l:rcd lo acling wlio spcnl seven months in a hospital before she dared look In a mirror. She made her stage debut at three Her father was the leading man. her mother the leading lady :>l an eastern stock company. U wns- n't ions; before she became one of America's brightest stars of Ihc tCBilimate stage. And then came Irascdy—tragedy In the form (if a '• kettle of grease on a kitchen stove. .Inexperienced in the kitchen, she threw a pnn ot wnlcr on the stove when tlie grease sud- .denlj' caught fire. There wns ;.n explosion nnd the caieer of one of America's foremost stage stars nearly came In an end. Her fnce was horribly burned. Doctors despaired of ever repair- _ her facial beauty. Hut they did. in a miracle of modern surgery. Then her star shone, brighter than ever—85 wi-eks on Broadway in "Personal Appearance." Then motion pictures—"Valiant Is the Word for Carrie," "They Gave Him a Gun." "The Hard Way." "The Maltese Falcon" and "The Crystal Ball." The cirl doctors lo faci Our Way jj y j. U. Williams Our Hoarding House with Major IIooplc 4OHAllT T U/vf* A. r«k\/i. W r- ri,M —-. ,. — i —Tr.v,'.f J.T. ... -f •, »*» -_. . . B-BUT, W4E SOU SORE H0v« TO LfttJO TAE ., SOOUD UKE is VCOE.TEETO cAwjee.- Dori'T I'M GETTIMG 1^ SEASICK/ MOlV BR\MG> CAME, BORM THIRTY YEARS TOO SOON r.^^,'^ ' *'* ADOl'TKI) AMERICAN ITE was eight, years did when he 1J uavc his- fust, performance in his London home clad in liis mother's fnvnrile tablecloth which he'd marie into a costume. Her liand dapph'f! — properly applied — was his only apnlausc. lie grew up lo .become n liolel clerk. Then he became an amnlcur artor with an nier Night's Drcnm." Bul he was •io impressed willi her ability thai asked if she would like to tin- . said would never be _ „, an Hiidlciicc again, bin who came day out of I hat accident without single scar—Gladys George. ' niiibilinii lo play American sler roles mi the- Ixmdcm With his finall savings ns a clerk, hi! cnrollrd in the Arnricmy of Drnmalic gnng- slnue. hotel Uoyal months lie fetcne'l In phono^rnph -Morris rei Ted nicnior »nci e orators ?ccenl. of' ^mrrlcnn ii\\ Amorieon Bl Ihrir qrcnl 'l'l drliv^r Wo"dro\v niiio fnnirurnl Then his iiinlitilon wns rcnlizrd. !fc was,, cii't in n Inndon play ns <in American Rnnp-lcr. He olaved sui:re.=sfiillv llmt Gll- 'icrl Milliner. Ihe liroadwav pro- •'urer. e^ble-1 lil.i t.nnrioii • necnt ti "sl^n u-> thr.t American nctor and send him hnmr," It. wasn't .loni licfore tlie former hotel' clerk was reciting on the .screen a prcat speech ho had Icnrned from a phonograph record — I.ii>ccln'f OotivfUui-R address. The hotel clerk « ! lio becauio a s'nr —Ihc rtar of the new dim hit. "Tills Land Is Mine"— Charlw Lnugliton. He e'ies W11-. ' because of something that occurred to me after I went uo- sfairs to bed. I remembered about the gun. The first summer after Michael's death Walter had been nervous about Margaret and me staying alone in the big house at night, and he had insisted that I have a revolver for protection. But I had been more afraid of the gun than I had of prowlers, so I put it far back in one of the drawers of my writing desk. I started toward the desk hy the windqws,- before I realized that the gun wouldn't t>c there. H was in my own room—the turquoise room. ' • . So I Rot inlo bed and turned oil Ihc light. But remembering Jiljout the gun had started the whole hideous evening revolving in my mJnd—my walk to Mattison's collage, my scare in the woods (how far ,-iivay and unreal that seemed now), Shaw badgering Connie into a terrified confession by showing her the heel she had lost in (lie ravine and the note from Derek. Suddenly I sat straight up in hod. What a blind fool I had been. That note—il hadn't been sent to Connie :;t all! That's how it happened that I lay awake until tho black velvet squares of Ihc windows turned gray and the birds began to cheep boldly with the brightening day. I fell asleep then from sheer exhaustion, and it was broad daylight when I iiwoke. I got up and slippoi on a brilliant .Chinese robe, a'favorite of mine wilh its wide sleeves lined with scarlet silk, and went down the hall lo the lurquoise room- Connie's for the lime being. Tlie door was ajar and the room was empty. I went.over to the desk and pulled open all the drawers end searched it thoroughly. The gun wasn't there 1 . It had come-from the hand of ;omeonc in whom he had never Juspected danger. Black horror again'rolled over my mind. I got n grip on myself arid tried to fasten my' attention on tlie present proceedings in that musty,' ill-ventilated court house anteroom. The coroner was calling for Margaret Grady to take the stand. Deputy Shaw got to his feet again. He explained that hadn't served Mrs. Grady, he Ihe grandmother of . the dead man, with a summons lo appear, because she was in a state of collapse. The coroner, and the sheriff rindj the assistant prosecu- ' tor conferred, and then the coroner said that the inquest would be adjourned until such time as . Margaret Grady could bo present to answer questions. .-—., - — wondered at the • •—- '- v. .surprised look on his dead face t>naw phoned saying Death had not only been quick i . jroner's inquest was to thought il ' ' be held at 10:30 that morning in " ' "' vliddleton, and that Connie and I would have to be there. So I urned the final arrangements for the funeral over to Walter and he ook the roadster and drove into Liston to the understak'er's. John drove Connie and me to Middle- ion in the big car, .and Kathy went along for moral support. Connie ami I were called as the first witnesses, We were sworn in and had lo tell exactly how and where we found Derek's body. There were no cross-questions. ,11 wasn't much of an ordeal. Then Chief Depuly Shaw look Ihe stand. He began with my telephone coll to (he sherill's office, gave the time the cjdl came in, proceeded briskly lo tell of his arrival al Kraiklower, his inspection of the body, nnc! ended with a brief summation of our statements Ic him which fixed the probable lime of the crime. Next l-.e produced some photographs of the body and Ihe cave and showed Ihcin to the coroner. Also Ihc bullet which had been taken from Derek's body! Shaw said it was a bullet'from a .38 but that the gun from which it had been fired had not yet been found. Tlie coroner Ihcn asked him if that was all, and lie said il wits. I know I gasped. He hadn't mentioned Ihc hoel from Connie's slipper that had been found under Derek's body, or the note from Derek. The .-lulopsy surgeon was tlie next witness called. He described Hie bullet wound in technical terms which simmered down to the fact that one bullet had been fired inlo Derek's chest and had pierced liis heart. Death, he said, had bean instanlaneous. Tlie doelor's closing statement carried me back to that moment in the ravine when I had knell beside Derek's body and fell liis father and step-. mother bad arrived when w« got home. They were up in Margaret's room. 1 went up to sea them. Will Grady is still a handsome man dcspilc his grizzling -hair. Derek got liis looks from him. Will rose IP his feel and shook hands \vitli me and introduced me lo his wife.' She was big, blond^ flashy!. And her eyes were set too close together. She murmured a conventional acknowledgment, and her eyes went over me jealously /rom patent pumps to Kcvlon nail polish, not missing ; the suit by Schiaparelli or the diamond rings. Without'; lilting a finger I had made' an enemy. ' ' I asked Willif he and his wife would like (o. slay a day Or two with Margaret. . I said we could put them up in the tower. "Thank ye, Mrs. Kraik," Will said. ' ' His wife sniffed. A born troublemaker if^evcr I saw one. (To Be Continued) . . >• «•" mi- "ii_u i<j i uipurik. IUII lllCSC dersluily^jean Rouvcro], who was tribute Ihem where tliey ed in /ood production. understudy for Gloria Stuart in the role of "Hermia." She ac- :eplcd. Then the miderstiidy, Ml.ss Rouvcrol, was called away on a notion picture assignment. Came :he day before opening of the 'Dream" and the star. Miss Stuart was called up for n film role. The understudy to the understudy was the only one left to play the role of Heimisi. The rest you know Tlie understudy to tlie understudy who became a star — Olivia de Haviland. WARNING ORDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT OP THE CHICKASAWBa DISTRICT OP MISSISSIPPI COUNTY ARKANSAS. Walter H. Burke. I'laintin; vs. No. 8224 Iris Irene Burke, Defendant The defendant Iris Irene Hurkc is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in tlie court, named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Walter II. Burke. Dated this 31 day or Mny 1943 HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk By Doris Muir. D C Eil II. Cook. Atty. fo r pi t f "cill need; Atty. ad Lit™. G/l-B-lS-ffi Sc( Record on 'Mitchell' WILMINGTON, Cal. ((JP)-Thc Liberty ship Billy Mitchell, now 1er construction here, was used a guinea pig to establish a new worlds record for riveting Two crews engaged In tlie contest, for five hours, with a physician and trained nurse standing hy while no tivo crews drove 2,001 rivets ">to the hull ol Ihc vessel The winning crew finished sis minutes ilicad ol the other with an avenge of 3S3.S rivets per hour against Cie previous record made about a vcar "SO of 232 rivet.-; per -• o -j i.. £.*}£, i i t (,;,•> j;i;r noiir (in vi il" •<; in 1,85 rivets during an ciyhl-hour Requisition ,Iap Machinery •SAN FRANCISCO. Cal. (OP) _ While (he evacuated Japanese from California arc living In the centers m other slates, their farm machinery is nol lo be allowed lo rcrniiln idle. A census revealed in the state Japanese-owned tractors. 12fi disc Imntws anci UK cultivators. The courts now have been nulhor- ined lo ratm'stioii (liese and dis- arc need- Krai Thiiijr for Ihirbiu HOLLYWOOD. Cal. (UP)— Deam?;! Durliiii has sheri her blood for both llic Red Cross and her pa-lure runs. Called upon to enact, n scene of blood donation, siie in- lh.it ii be the real th!n« Ac- cordin»ly. a blook sol ercclcti on the sound station, n blood bank's mobile unit which \viis riitino in a studio lvas called and ncnimp, j;avc her blood, as the cameras turned One Hor.se LOS ANGELES (UP)— Superior Court Judge Willia:n a. rjaird ispa-, lioved to be Ihc only judge who ever nwnrrlccl alimony (o a horse. Mrs. Helen P. Aslholz told the court thai .when she and her husband agreed lo separate lie gave her.'?20 monthly lo care for the couple's Iwo hcises. She explained that one of (he horses belonged to her personally and 'as.she hud sent it out jlo pasture, her husband need only contribute 7.50 monthly alimony to feed the other horse. The court acquiesced in the reduced alimony for tlie one horse. OAKLAND, Cal. (UP)— Thomas 1. Bonner went 1 to bed on Sept. 16,. 1942, and refused lo get up until Christinas, Mrs. Ruth Bonner lold Ihe divorce court here. Further, she asserted he did it on purpose, ' because she had urged him to get, up'iind return' to' lils-'job. at; which I he ordinarily earns $18 weekly. The court, held that Rip Van Winkles should not be married, granted the divorce and awarded Mrs. Bonner. community properly consisting of 23 rabbits and 150 chickens. Announcing Opening of Memorial Park Cemetery Choice Lots Available For Information Call Holt Funeral Home Phone 571 SAVES th e cost of shortening in most of your baking .... SAVES costly "baking mistakes" caused by inferior flour .. . SHIIBLEY's Best Flour! UNDKRSTUnV rms story innkrs honest men 1 out. rf flrt.lmi writers who love lo lell of Die little linrfersliiriy who. stepped into the slur's shoes. She wns only an undmtiiriy to the im- tlersUidv. All his role.s were cnsl when she rend a fen- lines for Max Helnhai-dl. rehearsing n Hollywood Bowl production of "A Mldsum-! Skat Guy Jean's k Opens Today Located On Second St. Across From Armory Three Sessions Daily Zn. m til 3:30 ,.. 7:30 til9 ,.. 9 til 10:30 Admission 30c

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